shock absorbent watch

noun

Definition of shock absorbent watch

: a wristwatch having the balance pivot jewel bearings set into resilient housings to decrease the possibility of breakage due to a fall or shock

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“Shock absorbent watch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shock%20absorbent%20watch. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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